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Meritocracy and economic inequality

Author: Kenneth Joseph Arrow; Samuel Bowles; Steven N Durlauf
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 12 original papers contributed by scholars, with an introduction by the editors.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Joseph Arrow; Samuel Bowles; Steven N Durlauf
ISBN: 0691004676 9780691004679 0691004684 9780691004686
OCLC Number: 41924812
Notes: A collection of 12 original papers contributed by scholars, with an introduction by the editors.
Description: xv, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Merit and justice / Amartya Sen --
Equality of opportunity / John E. Roemer --
IQ trends over time: intelligence, race, and meritocracy / James R. Flynn --
Genes, culture, and inequality / Marcus W. Feldman, Sarah P. Otto, and Freddy B. Christiansen --
Schooling, intelligence, and income in America / Orley Ashenfelter and Cecilia Rouse --
Does schooling raise earnings by making people smarter? / Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis --
A reanalysis of The Bell curve: intelligence, family background, and schooling / Sanders Korenman and Christopher Winship --
Occupational status, education, and social mobility in the meritocracy / Robert M. Hauser [and others] --
Understanding the role of cognitive ability in accounting for the recent rise in the economic return to education / John Cawley [and others] --
Inequality and race: models and policy / Shelly J. Lundberg and Richrd Startz --
Conceptual problems in the enforcement of anti-discrimination laws / Glenn Loury --
Meritocracy, redistribution, and the size of the pie / Roland Bénabou.
Responsibility: Kenneth Arrow, Samuel Bowles, and Steven Durlauf, editors.
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